NEWS

 

  • Our founder & technical advisor Nian Sun was interviewed by Nature Materials on “Multiferroics and the path to the market” – https://www.nature.com/articles/s41563-019-0295-6


  • Our Magnetoelectric Antenna won the NASA Tech Briefs – Create the Future Design Contest, First Prize! (in Electronics/Sensors/IoT Category) with over 800 entries from 60 countries in 2018

NASA Tech Briefs, the largest circulation design engineering magazine worldwide and Aerospace & Defense Technology, the largest-circulation engineering magazine for the mil/aero market. The annual event has attracted more than 14,000 product design ideas from engineers, entrepreneurs, and students worldwide.

https://www.techbriefs.com/component/content/article/tb/features/articles/33313


  • Our research paper entitled “Acoustically Actuated Ultra-compact NEMS Magnetoelectric Antennas” was featured in Nature News and Science News !

                 NATURE  Ultra-small antennas point way to miniature brain implants

                 Science  Mini-antennas could power brain-computer interfaces, medical devices


  • Our research paper entitled “Acoustically Actuated Ultra-compact NEMS Magnetoelectric Antennas” was featured in different news, in different websites, in different languages, and TV interview, etc.


  • Winchester received Army SBIR Phase 2: “CMOS Compatible Deposition of Multi-Ferroic Films for Tunable Microwave Applications” – 2018/11
  • Northeastern received NIH award: “Novel Implantable Smart Magnetoelectric NanoRFIDs for Large-Scale Neural Magnetic Recording and Modulation” – 2018/10
  • Winchester received Army STTR Phase 2: “Multiferroic Material for RF Application” – 2018/10
  • Winchester received Army SBIR Phase 2: “Low-Loss Commercial Deposition Technology for Thick Ferrites and Ferrite/Insulator Films on Printed Circuit Boards” – 2018/9
  • Winchester received Army SBIR Phase 1 option: “CMOS Compatible Deposition of Multi-Ferroic Films for Tunable Microwave Applications” – 2018/7
  • Winchester received Navy STTR Phase 2: “High Hesitivity Magnetic Materials for Magnetic Toroid and Flat Dipole Antennas” – 2018/6
  • Winchester received Army SBIR Phase 1: “Tunable Textured Composites for Lightweight Power Systems” – 2017/10
  • Winchester received Navy STTR Phase 1: “Miniature Oriented Tri-Axial Fluxgate Magnetometer Sensor” – 2017/9
  • Winchester received Army SBIR Phase 1: “CMOS Compatible Deposition of Multi-Ferroic Films for Tunable Microwave Applications” – 2017/8
  • Northeastern received AFOSR DURIP award: “A New Dual-Chamber Sputter Deposition & Magnetic Annealing System for Ultra-Compact Reconfigurable RF Magnetoelectric Antennas” – 2017/7
  • Winchester received Navy STTR Phase 1: “Low Cost Magnetic Sensor for Mine Neutralizer Identification and Charge Placement” – 2017/7
  • Northeastern received Raytheon award: “Novel Thermal Management Technologies” – 2016/12
  • Northeastern received Analog Devices award: “On-chip hard magnets for integrated energy harvesters” – 2016/9
  • Winchester received Army SBIR Phase 1: “Low-Loss Commercial Deposition Technology for Thick Ferrites and Ferrite/Insulator Films on Printed Circuit Boards” – 2016/8
  • Winchester received Navy STTR Phase 1: “High Hesitivity Magnetic Materials for Magnetic Toroid and Flat Dipole Antennas” – 2016/7
  • Northeastern received NSF award “NCS-FO: Collaborative: Nanomagnetic Sense-Stim Capability for Neural Investigation and Control” – 2015/7
  • Winchester received AFRL SBIR Phase 2: “Sensitive and Selective Chemical Sensor Using Molecularly-Imprinted Single Layer Graphene” – 2015/4
  • Winchester received DARPA STTR Phase 2: “Multiferroic Material for RF Application” – 2015/1
  • Northeastern received USAF/AFMC Phase 2: “Tunable Inductor” – 2014/7
  • Northeastern received Keck Foundation Phase 2: “Nanofabricated Neural Probes with Ultra-Sensitive Integrated Compact RF Magnetoelectric Sensors for Electro-Magneto-Brain Activity Mapping” – 2014/7
  • Northeastern received AFRL award: “Voltage Tunable Spin Hall Nano-Oscillators” – 2014/5
  • Northeastern received AFRL/UES award: “Voltage Tunable Multiferroic Inductors” – 2014/5
  • Northeastern received Analog Devices award: “Integrated thermoelectric materials and devices” – 2014/5
  • Winchester received DARPA STTR Phase 1: “Multiferroic Material for RF Application” – 2014/4
  • Northeastern received Rogers award: “Integrated Magnetics on PCB for Compact Antennas and RF/Microwave Components” – 2014/3
  • Our work on voltage tunable magnetoelectric inductors showed breakthrough on voltage tunable inductance of 50~150% at 0.5~3.5GHz, which will have great impacts on future smart phones, RF communication systems and radars. These results are in the news in Semiconductor Research Corporation, Yahoo Finance, ComputerWorld, RFglobalnet, etc.
  • Winchester received NSF award: Compact and Poeer Efficient Integrated Voltage Tunable RF Inductors and Transformers with Wide Tunable Inductor Range” – 2013/7
  • Northeastern received NSF award: “NSF Nanosystems Engineering Research Center for Translational Applications of Nanoscale Multiferroic Systems (TANMS)” – 2012/9
  • Northeastern received SRC award: “Power Effective, Compact and Lightweight E-Field tunable Integrated Multiferroic Inductors and Their Applications in Novel Tunable Filters, LNA and Power Amplifiers” – 2011/7
  • Winchester received Navy SBIR Phase 1: “Electric Field Tunable Multi-Ferroic Filters for C-band RF Applications” – 2011/5
  • Northeastern received AFRL award: “Multiferroic heterostructures and devices” – 2011/1
  • Our paper, “Giant Electric Field Tuning of Magnetic Properties in Multiferroic ferrite/ferroelectric Heterostructures”, Advanced Functional Materials, 19, 1826 (2009).), is selected as the 10 most outstanding full papers in the past ten years in Advanced Functional Materials, which is also the most-accessed full paper in 2009.